WHAT IS WET WIPES AND THE TYPES OF WET WIPES
With the improvement of consumer life quality and development of health habits,wet wipes have been gradually because a daily necessity.Sometimes we also call it wet tissue.
The main ingredients of wipes are:
1.Water — refined water, pure water and RO pure water, liquid content accounted for about 80% in the wet wipes;
2.Moisturizer — propylene glycol.It is a solvent, but also a humectant, can help the liquid in the effective substances dissolved in water,so that the water is not easy to volatile,it can be anti-bacterial and anti-corrosion, so almost all the wet towel contains moisturizer;
3.Preservatives – phenoxyethanol, methyl p-hydroxybenzoate and paraben. Wet Wipes contain a lot of water and different substances, in order to maintain the activity of effective substances, we must add preservatives, but usually preservatives content is very low, will not have a negative impact;
4.Antibacterial agent — lactic acid Na, eucalyptus leaves,etc.Antimicrobial agents can eliminate bacteria, inhibit bacterial growth;
5.Non-ionic surfactants — polyoxyethylene hydrogenated castor oil and polyether, detergent and most of the detergent contains non-ionic surfactants, the specific role is used to remove dirt and grease to achieve the role of cleaning.
In addition, there are other natural ingredients, such as eucalyptus leaves essence, natural fungicide chamomile oil, there is the role of soothing and anti-inflammatory; aloe essence, moisturizing effect; and sterilization of alcohol and so on.
The raw material for wet wipes is usually non woven fabric, for baby wipes it mostly use spunlace nonwoven fabric. Also the other material such as cotton knitted fabric sometimes also used for thick wet wipe.
From the usage of the wet wipe, we divide the wipes into 5 types:
- Personal cleaning wipes
Baby wipes lead this market, but the adult wipes, female hygiene wipes are also grow very fast;
- Household wet wipes
Kitchen wet wipes is the most important for household, it can replace the traditional cleaning cloths.
- Pet Wipes
- Medical alcohol Wipes
- Industrial Wet Wipes
The World Wet Wipes Market
The wet wipes market grow very fast and nearly increase 6% year by year.
Here is the table for the market from 2009-2014.
It is easy to see that the biggest consumer market for wet wipe is developed countries. China also have a good consumer market but only start, but China have a lot of wet wipes manufacturers, not only for the local market but also export.
With the low costs of raw material and labors, China wet wipe have a big competitive. This is why China is also an important global wipes Production base.
How to improve your wet wipes business?
Either you are wet wipes distributor or wet wipes wholesale, it is good for you source from China. Based on years of experience in these market, we have 3 tips for you to improve for this business:
- Have a good package – The good looking package make your wipes with high value. If you pack with your private label, you can design your bags with more colors etc. As only the first time it costs 80USD per color for the package, but a good package will make people remember your label easy and sell better;
- Keep new things with your wet wipe – look at which is hot sell in the market and never backward the market. The new is something like new material, such as now the flush wet wipe and biodegradable wet wipe is now popular. You can also take action to the market and have a try of this flushable toilet wet wipe as well.
- Get a good supplier from China with good price. Our team have worked the wet wipe project for many customers like USA, UK, POLAND etc. Also we have good and long term partners who can supply our customer with really good quality wet wipes and we only charge you 3% fee to handle everything.